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To celebrate Vikings Live, we have replaced our Roman alphabet with the runic alphabet used by the Vikings, the Scandinavian ‘Younger Futhark’. The ‘Younger Futhark’ has only 16 letters, so we have used some of the runic letters more than once or combined two runes for one Roman letter.

For an excellent introduction to runes, we recommend Martin Findell’s book published by British Museum Press.

More information about how we have ‘runified’ this site


Prof Archibald Liversidge (Biographical details)

Prof Archibald Liversidge (scientist/engineer; British; Male; 1846 - 1927)

Also known as

Liversidge, Archibald


British scientist; professor of mineralogy and chemistry at the University of Sydney.


Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, 2004

D. P. Mellor, 'Liversidge, Archibald (1846 - 1927)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 5, Melbourne University Press, 1974, pp 93-94.